2/22: We're very excited to announce a data visualization challenge with Google and Eyebeam!

This is your federal budget. We think it's hard to relate to "billions" and "trillions", so we break it down by how much you pay in taxes.

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By Function | By Organization My Cost Total Change
Total Federal Budget - $3600.6B -11.7%
+ Social Security - $723.5B 4.9%
+ National Defense - $722.1B 3.5%
+ Income Security - $664.6B 8.8%
+ Medicare - $462.1B 5.7%
+ Health - $386.4B 3.4%
Health care services-$349.9B7.0%
Health research and training-$32.1B-24.4%
Consumer and occupational health and safety-$4.4B10.2%
+ Net Interest - $187.8B 0.5%
+ Veterans Benefits and Services - $125B 28.9%
+ Transportation - $93.7B -25.1%
+ Education, Training, Employment, and Social Services - $91.9B -45.1%
+ International Affairs - $67.4B 6.3%
+ Allowances - $60.5B 0.0%
+ Administration of Justice - $53.5B -5.6%
+ Natural Resources and Environment - $39.5B -31.1%
+ General Science, Space, and Technology - $31B -11.4%
+ General Government - $29B -4.0%
+ Agriculture - $25.4B 5.3%
+ Community and Regional Development - $19.9B -16.3%
+ Energy - $8.8B -79.4%
+ Undistributed Offsetting Receipts - $-79.7B -13.9%
+ Commerce and Housing Credit - $-111.8B -124.8%
Discretionary SpendingDiscretionary Spending
Mandatory SpendingMandatory Spending
Interest SpendingInterest Spending
Account My Cost Total Change
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Food and Drug Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.1B
$2.4B
$2.5B
29.6%
14.6%
6.2%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Food Safety and Inspection Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$972M
$1B
$1B
4.7%
4.8%
1.8%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$520M
$559M
$573M
7.0%
7.5%
2.5%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Mine Safety and Health Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$347M
$357M
$361M
4.5%
2.9%
1.1%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Consumer Product Safety Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$105M
$118M
$119M
31.2%
12.4%
0.8%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$11M
$12M
$12M
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$9M
$10M
$13M
12.5%
11.1%
30.0%
Mandatory Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Food and Drug Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1M
$3M
$2M
-66.7%
200.0%
-33.3%
Mandatory Spending Cooperative Research and Development Agreements, FDA
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Department of Health and Human Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-3M
$-3M
-66.7%
200.0%
0.0%